Ian's heart is now 2 years old!! So much has happened since that fateful day on September 17,2016. We were gifted a white orchid lei in memory of our donor. Thank you, Auntie Florence. I hand wove a ti leaf lei and joined them together. God once wove Ian in my womb and now his … Continue reading Joy for the Journey no. 26: Long Time No See. Wanna come and see why?
Happy Mother's Day to ALL of my fellow moms... New Ones, Old Ones, Happy Ones, Sad Ones, Rested Ones, Tired Ones, Empty Arm Ones, Pregnant-Again?! Ones, Fat Ones, Skinny Ones, Nice Ones, Mean Ones, Homeschooling Ones, Unschooling Ones, Successful Ones, Struggling Ones, Selfless Ones, Self Centered Ones, Helicopter Ones, Tiger Ones, Friendly Ones, Isolated ones, … Continue reading Joy for the Journey no. 25 – Mother’s Day
I haven't been able to write for a while. After Dad was stabilized he was too weak to come home. We nominated the Chonan, the eldest most revered son in a Japanese family, to gently break the news and explain our reasons. Paul told Dad he was going to a very clean rehab facility. The … Continue reading Joy for the Journey no. 24 -It’s better to come to my house!
We broke 1000 followers! Thank you for your prayers! It feels so good to know over 1000 of you are walking along side of us and praying for us. Leanne spent the night with Dad. Nana, all the grandkids, and I tried to rest at home. I wish I had taken a picture of their … Continue reading Joy for the Journey no. 22 Breathe, Daddy!
March 27, 2018 2 Corinthians 1:8-11 Personalized... "We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters,[a] about the troubles we experienced in the Okada and Rogers family. We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure, so that we despaired of life itself. 9 Indeed, we felt we had received the sentence of death, over and over … Continue reading Joy for the Journey no. 21
Sometimes FOMO can be just the push that gets me out of bed. I don't want to miss out on what God is going to do today!
A very belated holiday greeting. Hopefully it comes when you have caught your breath and can enjoy it!